Elder Care Made Easier: Doctor Marion's 10 Steps to Help You Care for an Aging Loved One

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Culled fromnbsp;the author'snbsp;real-world experiences, thisnbsp;simple andnbsp;precise guide to the overwhelming tasks of being an elder caregiver contains genuine heartfelt stories as well as a clear framework thatnbsp;allows readers to face their challenges in an organized manner.nbsp;By simply implementing a couple of Dr. Marion's 10 steps, caregiversnbsp;can quickly findnbsp;ease caregiving panic by equipping themselvesnbsp;with thenbsp;knowledge necessary to make informed decisions about everything from ...

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Elder Care Made Easier: Doctor Marion's 10 Steps to Help You Care for an Aging Loved One

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Culled fromnbsp;the author'snbsp;real-world experiences, thisnbsp;simple andnbsp;precise guide to the overwhelming tasks of being an elder caregiver contains genuine heartfelt stories as well as a clear framework thatnbsp;allows readers to face their challenges in an organized manner.nbsp;By simply implementing a couple of Dr. Marion's 10 steps, caregiversnbsp;can quickly findnbsp;ease caregiving panic by equipping themselvesnbsp;with thenbsp;knowledge necessary to make informed decisions about everything from adapted equipment for the elderly and housingnbsp;to financial and legal issues. Do You Find Yourself in the Role of Caregiver?    If you are caring for an aging parent, spouse, or other loved one, you are not alone. Statistics show that nearly 25 percent of all households in the United States are providing care for an elderly person. Although you may be willing to help, you may find the task comes with unexpected challenges. Matters you never thought about are now your responsibility-healthcare, housing, financial and legal matters, as well as day-to-day issues involving nutrition, medications, and personal safety. You may find yourself worried, overworked, and exhausted. nbsp; Over the past thirty years, Doctor Marion Somers, a leading geriatric specialist, has helped thousands of individuals and their families with these matters.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781886039803
  • Publisher: Addicus Books
  • Publication date: 9/1/2006
  • Pages: 177
  • Sales rank: 977,520
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.44 (d)

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Marion Somers, PhD, owns and operates a geriatric care management practice, develops and oversees all elder care information produced by Elder Health Resources of America, and is the manager of the Professional Geriatric Care Management Certificate Program at Hunter College's Brookdale Center on Aging. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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